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Even though swimming is a low impact sport, swimmers who regularly swim are prone to shoulder pains, also known as "swimmer's shoulder". Luckily you can prevent shoulder injuries as a swimmer, to achieve this there are some key elements we ... read on »

You've seen them doing it in the pool or at the Olympics. It looks beautiful and effortless and makes your jaw drop. You dream about what it would be like to fly. You want to turn from that caterpillar into a fully-fledged butterflier. If you are rea... read on »

One of the most challenging parts of swimming is the catch, which is the beginning of the pull-through. It combines mobility with power and timing. Swimmers of all levels believe that keeping your elbow high during the catch is ... read on »

Breaststroke might not seem challenging as a stroke, but in professional swimming it is the most technical stroke of all. It’s extremely elegant to watch. Power is balanced with timing and coordination, while gliding through the water in the most s... read on »

The only necessary pieces of equipment for swimming are a swimsuit, a cap and a goggle. If you have any intention to improve your swimming however, some extra tools will definitely come in handy. Looking to improve your technique or to build some strengt... read on »

Many swimmers like to only breathe to their favorite side. They do not breathe to both sides simply because it doesn’t feel natural. Yet, refusing to breathe bilaterally (to both sides) isn’t the solution. Bilateral breathing has too many ben... read on »


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